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Hundreds of mourners assemble for the burial, which was initially intended to be a private family event
After weeks of wrangling between government and his family over the final resting place for the country's founding leader, the Mugabes have opted to entomb him at his birthplace and rural home
The remains of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe will be taken to his home village of Kutama
(UPDATED) Mugabe, who died last week in Singapore aged 95, leaves Zimbabwe torn over the legacy of his 37-year rule marked by brutal repression and economic crisis
Robert Mugabe's nephew says the traditional chiefs in Mugabe's homestead have made the decision
Some family members are still bitter over Zimbabwean ex-president Robert Mugabe's ouster and the role his former ally President Emmerson Mnangagwa played
(4th UPDATE) Around two thousand supporters, family members, and government officials were on the tarmac at Harare airport to welcome Robert Mugabe's remains
A delegation is set to collect Robert Mugabe's body from Singapore
Here is a selection of top world reactions to the death of Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe
First heralded as a liberator who rid the former British colony Rhodesia of white-minority rule, Mugabe is now remembered a despot who crushed political dissent and ruined Zimbabwe's economy
(5th UPDATE) 'Mugabe was an icon of liberation.... His contribution to the history of our nation and continent will never be forgotten,' says Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa
'He now is unable to walk but whatever he asks for we will provide,' says President Emmerson Mnangagwa
Newly-elected President Emmerson Mnangagwa accused the opposition of instigating Wednesday's protests over alleged vote fraud where troops opened fire on demonstrators, killing 6
Moments before the official announcement, MDC spokesman Morgan Komichi denounces the vote count as 'fake' as he took to the stage at the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission results center before being removed by police
Police confirm the death toll of 3, and President Emmerson Mnangagwa issues a statement blaming the opposition for the unrest and fatalities
'I hope the choice or the voting which will be done tomorrow... will thrust away the military form of government and bring us back to constitutionality,' Zimbabwe's former president says
President Emmerson Mnangagwa faces opposition leader Nelson Chamisa of the MDC (Movement for Democratic Change) party in a landmark vote for the southern African nation
A Zimbabwe newspaper says the country's 94-year-old ex-ruler 'slipped out of the country 2 weeks ago after his blood pressure suddenly rose to dangerous levels'
Mnangagwa: 'I have sworn in a new cabinet just to finish the term of the former president, which is a period of 6 to 7 months'
Emmerson Mnangagwa 'is in the process of putting together a new team of cabinet ministers,' Misheck Sibanda, the chief secretary to the president and cabinet says
Calling the visit of Zimbabwe army chief General Constantine Chiwenga a pre-arranged and 'normal interaction,' foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang denies any involvement in Zimbabwean politics
However, some experts raise concerns about judicial independence, following the High Court's decision on the takeover that led to Robert Mugabe's ouster
Just before the president stepped down, war veterans' leader Christopher Mutsvangwa called further street protests, telling Mugabe "Smell the coffee. Your time is up."
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as Zimbabwe's president marking the final chapter of a political drama that toppled his predecessor Robert Mugabe after a military takeover
A former key Robert Mugabe ally, Emmerson Mnangagwa had fled the country after his dismissal, saying he would not return without guarantees for his safety
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Across the capital city, men danced, women sang and many were in tears, brandishing national flags
Biographer Martin Meredith: 'His real obsession was not with personal wealth but with power... Year after year Mugabe sustained his rule through violence and repression'
(UPDATED) On the streets, the news sparks wild celebrations, with car horns being honked and people erupting into ecstatic cheers and frenzied dancing.
Zimbabwe Parliament speaker Jacob Mubenda authorizes a joint session of the House of Assembly and the Senate to debate a motion to impeach the man who is the only leader most Zimbabweans have ever known.
Emmerson Mnangagwa says he has rejected an invitation by Mugabe to return home to discuss the current political situation
Lawmakers from his ruling ZANU-PF party say that they will take the first steps to force Mugabe from office after he ignored their ultimatum to resign
Even Mugabe's once-loyal ZANU-PF party warns it would impeach Robert Mugabe if he does not quit. The party has yet to comment on its next steps now that deadline passed.
Robert Mugabe faces the threat of impeachment by his own party after his shock insistence he still holds power despite a military takeover and a deadline
The ZANU-PF party gives Robert Mugabe by midday Monday to decide
(3rd UPDATE) The ZANU-PF party also says it will impeach Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe if he does not resign by Monday, November 20
(UPDATED) Barely clinging on to power now, Robert Mugabe has ruled Zimbabwe with an iron fist since 1980
(UPDATED) The AFP reports that in a display of defiance, Zimbabwe's 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe arrived at graduation ceremony in Harare dressed in a blue academic gown and tasselled hat
(UPDATED) An unnamed aide adds Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is a potential successor to President Robert Mugabe, had returned on Thursday, November 16, after nearly a week abroad
Zimbabweans are weighing an uncertain future without President Robert Mugabe after the army took power and placed the 93-year-old veteran under house arrest
Nicknamed 'Ngwena' (The Crocodile) because of his fearsome power and ruthlessness, the 75-year-old has a reputation for taking no prisoners
(UPDATED) Military vehicles block roads outside the parliament in Harare and senior soldiers deliver a late-night television address to the nation
(UPDATED) Tensions between the 93-year-old leader and the military that has been a key buttress to his reign have intensified in recent days
Mnangagwa is the leading contender to succeed long-running Robert Mugabe, 93, but his abrupt removal seems to clear the way for the president's wife Grace to take over as president
Human rights lawyers say Zimbabwean police arrests an American citizen for apparently tweeting that President Robert Mugabe is a 'goblin whose wife and step-son bought a Rolls Royce'
(UPDATED) World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus takes back his decision after the appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe sparks outrage
The endorsement which is likely to result in his 36 year rule being extended was greeted with thunderous applause by thousands of party faithful
Harare Central Hospital the country s second biggest says it will focus only on emergencies intensive care and maternity cases